Native American Students Enrollment

The following data are taken from Montana State University's annual fall 15th class day snapshot files.

Enrollment 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
New Freshmen 41 50 55 54 65 95 119 94 98 126 130
Total Undergrad incl. freshmen) 248 276 254 282 300 432 469 517 464 464 502
Total Graduate 20 22 51 80 76 68 76 63 94 96 76
     Total Native American Enrollment 268 298 305 362 376 500 545 580 558 560 578
Total MSU Enrollment 12,250 12,338 12,170 12,369 12,764 13,559 14,153 14,660 15,294 15,421 15,688
     % Native American/Total Enrollment 2.19% 2.42% 2.51% 2.93% 2.95 3.69% 3.85% 3.96% 3.65% 3.63% 3.68%

MSU Undergraduate American Indian/Alaska Native Enrollment by College, Fall 2015

Enrollment by College American Indian/Alaska Native All UG Students % of All UG Students who are American Indian % of UG American Indians in College
College of Agriculture 42 949 .3% 4.4%
College of Arts & Architecture 36 1093 .3% 3.3%
College of Business 38 1349 .3% 2.8%
College of Education, Health and Human Development 50 1409 .4% 3.5%
College of Engineering 96 3404 .7% 2.8%
College of Letters & Science 132 3155 1% 4.2%
College of Nursing 58 897 .4% 6.5%
Gallatin College Programs 19 450 .1% 4.2%
University College 31 1001 .2% 3.1%
MSU total 502 13,707 3.7% 3.7%

 

Incoming Native American Transfers
(included in above totals)
2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Freshman 23 17 5 14 10 15 10 10 9 8 6
Sophomore 8 7 8 2 7 11 11 5 9 8 8
Junior 9 13 10 10 16 13 15 16 17 11 15
Senior 3 10 4 23 6 8 12 7 3 5 8
Postbaccalaureate 1 0 1 4 2 7 5 3 0 1 4
     Total Incoming Transfers 44 47 28 53 41 54 53 41 38 33 41

Note: Students may identify as more than one race or ethnicity. For this report, students who identify as American Indian/Alaska Native are included whether or not they identify with another race or ethnicity as well.


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